And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ, until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God’s Son, growing into a mature man with a stature measured by Christ’s fullness.
Rev. Matt Frizzell - Pastor
Bro. Matt has served as a pastor in Southern Illinois and Kentucky. He has been called by God to be a faithful steward, minister to His people, and share the Gospel with others in hopes of growing the Kingdom of God. He has served as a Director of Missions in Southern Illinois and been involved in church planting with the North American Mission Board. He has been on multiple international mission trips and is a strong supporter of the International Mission Board. He studied theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kevin Lawrence - Minister of Music
Kevin leads us in worship through music on Sundays. He organizes, and with the help of the choir, delivers a Christmas and Easter cantata every year that often includes drama. You will find him practicing with the praise band and sometimes jumping behind the drum set. Kevin serves with his wife Cindy helping with our Just Older Youth and also serves as a deacon within our church.
Jill Elliott - Minister to Youth and Children
Jill has been serving as our Minister to Youth and Children since 1998. She has a heart and passion for bringing the youth and children up in knowledge of the Bible. Jill is actively involved with nursery through high-school students including Kids Own Worship, organizing children / youth musicals, and planning events. You can also find her singing in the choir and with the praise band.
Lisa Sissom - Secretary
Secretary is not quite the right word to describe what Lisa does within our church. Besides her normal secretarial duties, Lisa helps with cleaning the church, has a ministry coordinating our Operation Christmas Child efforts, plays in the praise band, volunteers to help with children activities including chaperoning Centri-Kid and leading in VBS.